M27-The Dumbbell Nebula (film)

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M27, NGC6853
Constellation: Constellation: Vulpecula - The Fox
Type: Planetary Nebula
Position: RA:19h59.6m 
Magnitude: 8
Exposure: Composite of two images using LRGB technique.
RGB: Taken 5-21-96.  20 minutes on hypered Konica SRG 3200.
Luminance: Taken 7-19-03.  30 minutes on hypered Tech Pan.
Processing: Images were aligned in Registar, combined in Photoshop. 
Levels, LRBG, color balance adjusted in Photoshop.
Equipment: RGB: Meade 10" LX-50, Manually guided.
Luminance: Meade 10" SCT, Losmany G-11/Gemini,
SBIG ST-4 autoguider working off axis on a Lumicon Giant Easy Guider.
Notes: Exposures aligned in Registar.
Because the color image and the luminance image are rotated in relation to each other,
only areas common to both exposures (intersection) shown here.

You can compare three versions of this object.
Film version
Digital version
Combined film and digital version

Locator Chart

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Chart copyright Steven Tuma and Dean Williams - Deepsky 2003

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